Our two plastering workshops are
coming up soon--our
first in less than 2 weeks. Please contact us [see
info below] if you plan to come and please pass this on to
others who might be interested in finding out about this
Joan and Wilton
BUILDING WORKSHOPS IN JUNE, 2009--TWO WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITIES
FOR HANDS ON LEARNING, FUN AND COMMUNITY
CLAY EARTH PLASTER WORKSHOP--Arrival
Thursday PM, June 11, Workshop Fri,Sat, Sun. June
PLASTER WORKSHOP--Arrival Thursday PM, June 25, Workshop Fri,
Sat, Sun, June 26, 27, 28 [ A sweat lodge hosted by our
friend Paul Tobin and led by Dakota Sundance Chief, Calvin
Pompano will also be held at Camp Epworth at the same time and
will be available to workshop participants]
Join the many hands that have helped create the regenerative
straw bale farm house at Camp Epworth over the last year. Come
join us in learning natural building skills and having great fun
in the process on the beautiful 160 acres of Camp Epworth,
located two hours north of New York City and accessible by
Workshop participants will learn
about the science and properties of plasters and plastering
techniques, through both presentations and discussions and hands
on experience. We welcome students working with natural building
and those who have no experience.
INSTRUCTORS: Kay McGrenaghan
Cafasso, Natural Builder, Permaculture Instructor &
Designer, Founder, Sowing Solutions. Wilton Duckworth,
Architect, Permaculture Teacher, Founding Member, Green Phoenix
ACCOMMODATIONS IN AN INDOOR LODGE WITH BUNKS OR CAMPING
YOU PREFER AND DELICIOUS MEALS INCLUDED.
Sliding Scale: $[masked], Honor system-- Please pay what you are
toward our expenses. Checks can be made out to Green
Permaculture and sent to 8 Epworth Lane, High Falls, NY 12440.
[If you attend the sweat lodge, there will be a voluntary
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Please contact me ASAP so we
can plan for food. Please send me the following: Your
contact info, amount of tuition you will be paying, food
preferences [omnivore, vegan, vegetarian--please be specific],
food allergies, other medical conditions we should be aware of.
If you want to attend the sweat lodge, we will notify
me [Joan Ewing] at [address removed] of phone at[masked]-7646.
Registration forms can be downloaded from our website at
www.green-phoenix.org. However, please contact me
with the above info as well.
AND WHAT TO BRING: We can provide this info after you register.
Participants can take Trailways buses from NYC and we can
arrange ahead of time to pick you up. Carpooling may also be
DONATIONS: Tax Deductible donations toward
scholarships to our workshops are always gratefully accepted.
Checks can be made out to Green Phoenix Permaculture and sent to
8 Epworth Lane, High Falls, NY 12440